This PDF factsheet examines claims and evidence concerning key issues in marketing food and non-alcoholic beverages to children.
Should manufacturers be allowed to advertise their products without restriction in a free market? Is it the government’s place to intervene in commercial communications, and to regulate even further? Should parents just say no to fast food for their kids? Do ads encourage children to eat more unhealthy foods or merely to change junk food brands? Does food industry sponsorship in elite and junior sports clubs affect student’s behaviour and diet, and can clubs survive without the funding?
Read our factsheet which outlines claims in support of food marketing to children, and the evidence around each claim.